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People

Total Population 1,394
Male Share of the Population 46.8%
Female Share of the Population 53.2%
Senior Citizens 14.4%
Employed Population 16+ 670
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 58.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $63,281
% Above Poverty Level 86%
% Below Poverty Level 14%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 5.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.5%
Median Gross Rent $724
Median House Value $147,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.9%
US/American 0%
English 7.3%
Irish 6.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Claremont Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles N of Gastonia, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 37 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Catawba
Metro Area Hickory - Morganton - Lenoir
Standard Zip Codes 28610
Phone Area Codes 828
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.714
Longitude -81.146

Claremont Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HICKORY RGNL AP
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 49 F
Apr Temp 46 to 70 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 48 to 71 F
Annual Precip 48.9 inches
Station LINCOLNTON 4 W
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 50 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 48.1 inches
Station LENOIR
Distance 25.8 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 48 F
Apr Temp 42 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 71 F
Annual Precip 49.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Catawba 688 $59,886
Conover 8,221 $47,075
Hickory 40,172 $55,128
Long View 5,050 $36,522
Maiden 3,346 $52,023
Newton 12,980 $38,683

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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4675 OXFORD SCHOOL ROAD
828-241-3355
Serves 899 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17

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